Principles and Treatment of Lipoprotein Disorders (Handbook

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The prognosis of patients with diastolic dysfunction is poor and is affected by the presence of underlying coronary artery disease. According to the AVIIR Corp. (Irvine, CA), the MIRISK VP is a novel, protein-based assay that measures 7 specific, highly predictive biomarkers, which are associated with the formation of vulnerable plaque. Please use his email address to have the gift cards sent to him electronically. It is recommended that risk factor screening including the lipid profile may be considered in adult men >40 years old and in women >50 years of age or post-menopausal. 42 Most people will visit their family doctor at least once over a 2-year period giving an opportunity for risk assessment.

Pages: 502

Publisher: Springer; Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994 edition (January 1, 1994)

ISBN: 3642784283

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